Just as women can turn to a suite of procedures, known as the "Mommy Makeover," more men are embracing their own set of treatments, the "Daddy-Do-Over," to boost their confidence and improve their physical appearance. A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year alone, representing a 29 percent increase since 2000.
Botulinum toxin injections like Botox® Cosmetic, Xeomin and Dysport, and the new Jeuveau remain supreme when it comes to facial rejuvenation solutions, according to the annual member survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Botox injections are the most common non-surgical procedure year after year for both men and women with a 22 percent increase compared to 2013. This data reveals that facial tweaks and treatments continue to be embraced and are sought after at a marathon pace.
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Every so often a new aesthetic innovation turns people’s heads. Such is the case with Renuva® from MTF Biologics, (Edison, N.J.), an off-the-shelf adipose matrix made from donated allograft tissue, which can be injected into soft tissue defects in any body area that fat is naturally occurring. It then acts as a scaffold to allow the body to grow new fat cells.
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Considering the advent of technology in aesthetic plastic surgery over the past 30 years, none has been more significant than the carbon dioxide laser, introduced in 1990, for full field ablative facial resurfacing. While the downtime can be significant, patients tend to be quite satisfied because of the extended duration of benefit.
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For long-term melasma results, the photomechanical, rather than photothermal, effects of laser energy are essential because thermal injury can exacerbate the condition. Furthermore, melasma requires a delicate balance of approaches to prevent flare-up.
SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released today by RealSelf, the leading online marketplace to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with doctors and other clinicians, reveals the latest annual trends related to consumer interest in elective cosmetic treatments. The RealSelf 2018 Aesthetics Trend Report was compiled by analyzing user behavior trends from U.S. consumers researching on RealSelf during 2018.
America is a melting pot of beauty ideals. Aesthetic physicians from major metropolitan hubs to rural areas report a spectrum of influences that affect consumers’ aesthetic aspirations and ultimately what they will do to enhance their looks. The bottom line: There is no single standard of beauty and many different trends. An individual’s perception of beauty might be driven by race, ethnicity, culture, gender, geography, environment, age, social media, celebrities and more.
It’s one thing to have great skills as an aesthetic clinician, but practice management expertise is imperative to turning those skills into financial benefits. Understanding this critical need, The Aesthetic Show 2019, taking place July 11 – 14 at the Wynn Las Vegas, is making practice management a priority, offering a menu of course opportunities for attendees throughout the entire four-day event.
Every year for the past 15 years, the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery (VCS) meeting, taking place June 5 – 8, 2019, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nev., brings together physicians from multiple disciplines with leading educators in the fields of facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology and oculoplastic surgery.
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Cutaneous vascular disorders have been treated with a variety of medical methods, from sclerotherapy to energy-based devices like lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL), and even surgery. According to the extended theory of selective photothermolysis, long-pulsed lasers are preferred, with various wavelengths having been used to treat vascular lesions effectively and safely, including 577 nm, 585 nm, 595 nm, 532 nm, 755 nm, 1064 nm and others.